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, hurtling back to philadelphia, i have to hold office hours with the lovely the 0 ivy brats. i bet get home and sleep well all the we haven't slept wilson's the jimmy carter administration. thank you, you holding up is the key. i bet i won't even have time to formally say thank you and goodbye. i will the say to miles how eloquent his little segway introduction has been and tell him goodbye and all rest of you for coming. i am supposed to read some things. i was fretting about that -- what that would be because i wanted to make it very short. i wanted to read from the end of the prologue. one of the things that i was trying to stress in the talk that i gave yesterday and the panel that i appeared on the day before is for all of the undeniable, appalling, dark side of ernest hemingway there was also the light, there was this bone of generosity. sometimes it came out best when a child was involved, and not his own child necessarily and especially an ill child who wouldn't respond to that. but he seemed to respond in a special way. so i was thinking of reading something of a key west passage a
much. you are holding us up. i think that's the key. and i bet i won't even have time to formally say thank you and good by two miles so i will just say two miles how eloquent his little segue introductions have been and tell him goodbye and are low and all the rest of you for coming. i am supposed to read something. i was fretting about what that would be because i wanted to make it very short. i am going to read from the end of the prologue. one of the things that i was trying to stress in the talk that i gave yesterday and indeed the panel that i had appeared on the day before is that for all of the undeniable, appalling, dark side of ernest hemingway there was also the light. there was this bone of generosity and sometimes it came out best when a child was involved and not his own child necessarily, and especially an ill child. who would not respond to that? but he seems to respond in a special way. and so i was thinking of reading something of a key west passage and i said no, that would be like a piece of coal. i will bring something to newcastle so i'm not going to read that. i
that the oil industry makes every day which is the incredible bet against nature that consists of walking up to what to all appearances looks like an empty, barren piece of real estate and figuring out that anywhere between a thousand and 5,000 feet down there is rock. by the way, i don't know if you've ever actually seen the rocks that oil comes from. it's amazing. you would, you would walk by on the street and never look twice. it's gray rock. it's very dense. it looks about as hard and dry as anything you can imagine. and yet inside the microscopic pores of this stuff -- and i'm not even talking about shale now, i'm talking about regular sandstone. the shale is even tougher and even tighter. inside there, unbelievably, there are these microscopic pores that happen to be filled with oil. and so there you are making this bet against nature spending, you know, you can spend -- the sky's the limit on what you have to spend to drill a well, particularly if you're drilling arctic offshore. and your going to wager this -- you're going to wager this? over half of the oil production from the unite
arenas across the middle east. and this yearslong bet by the islamic republic of iran on these groups has paid off, because now their regional allies have become the most influential players in their respective arenas today. the result is that today it is the islamic republic of iran and its ideas of participatory islamist governance and an independent foreign policy that has real influence, real power in countries across the middle east from egypt to baa rape that were -- bahrain that were once clearly in america's camp. in strategic terms, the islamic republic of iran has been and is using through its narrative not its drones, not its tanks, through its narrative they are using the political awakening of middle eastern publics to alter the very nature of power politics in the middle east. as we describe in our book "downing to tehran," this has been an effective foreign policy and national security strategy for the islamic republic of iran, one that is exactly and repeatedly underappreciated in the united states. and at this point i'm going to hand it over to flipt to continue -- flynt
girlfriend, a twitter. [laughter] it was a sunday night before i went to bet going back and forth and people think they are dumb frankly. [laughter] but i was getting into an intellectual question about the role of government and it should not provide the nutrition of children. it struck a chord to me because i don't think people know what that would mean. we don't realize we live in a society that if you make small investments early you don't have to make big investments later and all of us are in fact, are deeply in debt to the kids because the more our economy grows, teachers, professors grows, teachers, professors, entrepreneurs are the greatest natural resource in america is our children. long story short, a woman says this and i go at her and she comes at me and we say why don't we see what it is like to live on the snap program? i went to bet and i woke up and it was a big story. [laughter] i called my staff and said guess what i am doing? but it was a powerful thing because we're one of 14 cities in america that has a food policy director. i think all should. we have done a lot of wo
-holders. shareholders may like high risk bets, particularly high leverage because they get higher returns from those high risks at least until something goes wrong. by contrast, debtholders have traditionally been a force for moderation in the marketplace because they only get a fixed rate of interest whatever the debt obligation promises and when the company starts to take more risk, it is managed. but implicit government backing of the deaths of our largest financial institutions mean that this market discipline has suddenly been undermined. so today i want to talk about my new book, while some firms thrive while others fail, this builds on my work at the financial crisis inquiry commission. we studied internal documents. i can't tell you how many, from financial institutions and their regulators, interviewed ceos risk officers, bankers, traders, regulators, publishingmakers and other people to try to understand from everybody's perspective putting it altogether what went on here and in 2010, we were still in a stage where people on wall street and in the financial system were in shock and pretty
.s. and europe but then what i say is even if they hire the right. >> bet the narcissism is so acute. you can see it to that we will meet that it leads us to think of others as human beings whose lives are curious as fortunately the university of chicago. the climate of fear and suspicion against muslims and friends to the rail that commitment but if we articulate ph.d. is clearly, this may help us with these developments. thank you. [applause] i will call on people until they cut us off. please come to the microphone. please say to you are or where program you are in. >> after that we do the book signing. if you have to leave and want a book take it to my secretary. >> one thing that disturbs me a young girl who wants to wear the covering they are forced they cannot go to a normal school so they are deprived of the education that other children get that would be a problem finding jobs in the future or b =. >> that is very important. that shows the policy is counterproductive. if they wanted to assimilation then of course, that is true. i did not talk about the school's his office of the but it i
the republican party and conservatives have been a little bet slow to define themselves and to let others define us. one of the things we found in our book is pop culture isn't completely dominated by the left. there are a lot of conservative undertones throughout pop culture. you know, there are media outlets like fox news that tend to be more conservatives. but i think generally because there is a little bit more, at least a little bit more domination by the left throughout hollywood, throughout the media, and throughout academia i think that it's a little bit for the left to define the right in disinformation's forces. starting that is mostly a matter of better p.r. and prodding out people and spokespeople who have broader appeal. there is no question that there are certain republicans and conservatives who have done a significant damage to the party, but i feel that they said and policies they tried to implement certainly the last republican congress is between 2,006 hadn't done much to further the reputation in the party but it's a matter of better blending and better p.r. petraeus connect
bandwagon hats back on for another right. on february 21st, 2011. on cnn gts offered a bet that the reigning regime will not be there in a year's time, close quote. two days later and foreign policy, hillary and i took stairstep a nice feature. i recognize the notion that two former u.s. government officials turn university professors betting george soros and anything made an absurd, but that's what we did. we given that not only with the islamic republic still beat the rams government and a year's time, but the balance of influence and power in the middle east to be tilted even further in the favor. almost two years since iris made his feature as they were eager to collect on it. later in 2011, the back-and-forth between ayatollah khomeini, the islamic republic later and president ahmadinejad over the resignation reinstatement of the intelligence minister and other issues. the same cast of iran expert on mainstream media gave developments overblown, even hysterical treatment portraying them as unprecedented signs of an insecure regime. such analyses revealed the very least lamentable ignora
. but the day-to-day attendance is smaller. the reason is the audience is spread out through off-track betting and simulcasting race is a different tracks. there are trucks there are no horse races them that people can wager on horses from other tracks. that said, it is not as popular as it was in the 1930's. a lot of that is in the 1930's the nfl and the nba didn't exist yet. they're also wasn't the proliferation of gambling opportunities. so, things have changed in that way to read it grew in popularity for quite some time and the biggest mistake that raising made was to not allow television. when television came out, they were not allowing a lot of major races to be shown on tv because they were worried people wouldn't bet on them anymore. television went to football and that hurt the sport a lot. it's coming back with a vengeance right now. all of the indicators are on the upswing for the races and i am very optimistic. >> there is no doubt that your [inaudible] >> we have a couple questions over here. >> what's your next book going to be? >> i get asked that a lot. i actually got a whole
would have done so. all flexibility is at an end. it would thereafter be of no use to bet the merits of the death penalty just as it is no use of betting the merits of prohitting abortion." you stepped on two big issues there; right? >> guest: yeah. now, what you are talking about there is the other big thee -- theoretical issues raised by the book. one is textual, and we talk about that, and the other is originalism. what that says is that the text ought to be given the meaning it had when it was adopted, when it was enacted, or when it was ratified in the case of the constitution. thus, the words, quote, cruel and unusual punishments, in the 8th amendment should have the meaning what they were intended to have by the people who ratified it. it was clear when that 8th amendment was ratified, the death penalty was not considered to be prohibited. indeed, the death penalty existed in all the states, and it was the only penalty for a felony so for somebody today to say that somehow the american people have prohibited the states by ratifying the constitution, they have prohibited the st
. [cheering and applause] america prevails and america prospers. [cheering and applause] and those who bet against this country, have inevitably been on the wrong side of history. so it is a good moment to gaze upward and behold the statute of freedom at the top of the capitol dome. its a good moment to gain strength and courage and humility from those who were determined to complete the half finished dome. it is a good moment to rejoice today at this 57th presidential inauguration ceremony, and it is the perfect moment to renew our collective face in the future of america. [cheering and applause] thank you, and god bless the united states. [cheering and applause] in that spirit of faith, i would like to introduce civil rights leader who is committed her life to extending the promise of our nation's founding principles to all americans. mrs. everies will lead us in the invocation. [cheering and applause] america, we are here, our nation's capitol, on this day january 21st, 2013. the inauguration of our 45th president, barack obama. we come at this time to ask blessings upon our leaders, th
. so as eliza said, the betting odds that they will not stand up to the challenge by the same court that threw out their previous rules. reclassification is still an option. i would not be surprised if the rules were struck down if the fcc under genachowski chose to reclassify still. but regardless, i think chairman genachowski, what he chooses to do and if he leaves, who the chowzs to replace him will really define the president's legacy on tech and telecom issues. >> reclassification would be a huge political -- [inaudible] it's not just about the issue is whether net neutrality is a small issue compared to the power of -- if the fcc reclassifies what they consider the internet, they would now have the power to regulate it in the way old telephone companies could sort of set prices. and it's much more control that the fcc would have, and i think lawmakers would, they would freak out over if the fcc tried to do that. at every hearing when the commissioners are before congress, even when that's not the subject, it still comes up. they haven't closed the docket, and the democrats usu
rather than take them home. we had constant air raids every night. when you went to bet, we have the curfew, you would put your valuables in your pajamas and in your coat every night in the daytime i would ride in the front of the double decker bus and see the people with the damage to the dockyard every day. then i was sent to a place where they were getting ready for the day. we ran the other party boats. there was no harbour but just open sea. it was difficult. and was incredibly tense. the young men and would get drunk every night. it was to be ears. every night we had to take them back. if you can imagine in the dark, not a single light on the sea or the land and grow your way out juicy and the places where they belong to. but one of the main things was listen to these people. they wanted to talk. they had no idea why they were there. they wanted to talk about their families. was thinking via other night i don't think any of them talked about the future but four hours and hours of a talk to the young mariners most of whom were lost and for what it meant to them. so i think i
. >> the phone was next to me on the bet not ringing. this is difficult. a slow january afternoon in the hills above port-au-prince and the time before christmas and cornball was a distraction. why alone housemates the photographer was at home my a main translator was translating phone calls before heading down to a family's house for he had been living since his divorce. a haitian mechanic was replacing the brake pads on may 13 year-old jew tracker. the call was from someone telling me i could ship out. after two and a half years of disasters and riots, many pet cars nonutility i could count on i was done with haiti. my friends are great the house was terrific wins set back against the viscous and lime trees. the sounds of children filled the day and i would fall asleep to the church at night. pfalz and most had shipped off to the next crisis. the editor said i could pick when exposition as long as it was called zero or baghdad. [laughter] i chose afghanistan. waiting for the phone to ring i kill time to play trivia. i was in a boxer's and an undershirt sweat take out the last of the h i hear
individual in this unique position. that must've been -- today that would be very cothat must've bet would be very controversial. was a controversial? >> hopkins himself was a lightning rod for criticism. and he was considered to be a rasputin, putting evil thoughts into heads. so the controversy that he had all those powers. he was the only civilian admitted into the map room in the white house with all the cables. all the cables came in from all over the world on national security issues. he was the only guy admitted in there to go in there anytime he wanted to. so he was hated by the conservatives of the country at the time. they printed all kinds of scurrilous things about him in "the washington post." despite his thick skin, he was very sincere, particularly about allegations against his wife supposedly taking tools from [inaudible name]. not the jewels that she said she took, but some other ones. [laughter] but yeah, i mean, when they reorganize the state department, he was very severely criticized for packing it with his people, which he did. basically choosing secretary of state. a
. [laughter] i bet some of you have said that about the yorkers. [laughter] that moment made me realize that with all the unhappiness of september 11th there was one sliver of sunshine the way the americans came together. it did not matter what background we had or where we were from we stuck together as a nation but also made me realize that i wanted people to see this slice of my life that was different than theirs. i doubt my experience as of puerto rican is identical to the experience of the mexican and in texas or other immigrants with different parts of the united states of the world but we share so many commonalities we share so much more than we are different. in the descriptive ways to accomplish those commonalities. and they would come away from their own lives. >> you are famous for a phrase that came up in your confirmation hearings as a wise latino woman. when i heard that i felt there was more to this story. [cheers and applause] i that there was more behind it. what can you share with us? >> there has been many misunderstandings about the phrase with the article i wrote.
: i would that against it. >> host: but i was betting against roberts, too. but then what would've happened if somebody has would've set. anthony kennedy would've stepped out. there would've been a much different dynamic. so i think roberts is different in some ways. he's much more polished in his dealings with all of these constituencies, but conservative , like his boss, william rehnquist, i think really cut from the same bolt of cloth. >> host: john jenkins, thank you so much and good luck with your book. >> guest: thank you so much. thank you for having me today. >> host: that would strain to which authors of the nonfiction books are renovated or journalists, public posting makers, legislators and others familiar with the material. "after words" airs at 10:00 p.m. on saturday, 12:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at sunday at 12:00 a.m. on monday. you can watch "after words" online. go to booktv.org and click on afterwards in the booktv series and topics list on the upper right side of the page. >> now on the national mall in washington d.c., biographer walter isakson presents his book,
woman. she was a fashion editor. so how did they afford this? diana said i'll bet my bottom dollar it is a pair of debate outside. so he lived in this mansion of fifth avenue. he entertained his friends, but he slowly faded in the fall of 1945. bernard farouk was one of his favorite cardplaying partners during the final days. then he went into the hospital and died in january -- the end of january 1945 and his funeral was at saint bartholomew's church on fifth avenue. [inaudible] -- other members of roosevelt's brain trust? >> at what is his relationship with rexford talk well i'm probably way more and others are in the new to the brain trust? he was a part of the brain trust. he came into really had up for jobs programs. he did meet occasionally with a group at the department of agriculture. he obviously knew them all. he was close to felix frankfurter. the people that really worked with him for oscar cox and isadora lupine. but he was very close to frances perkins. frances perkins helped him get his job. hey, nancy. >> you tacked a little bit about cordell hull and the extraordin
was a working woman. she was a fashion editor. so how did they afford this? and diana said i'll bet my bottom dollar it was avril herriman who bankrolled that. so he lived in this mansion on fifth avenue. he entertained his friends. but he slowly faded in the fall of 1945. bernard pa rook was one of his -- baa rook was one of his favorite card-playing partners during the final days, and then he went into the hospital, and he died in january of -- right at the end of january 1945, and his funeral was at st. bartholomew's church on fifth avenue. i'm sorry, hi. yeah. >> what was hopkins' relationship to tugwell and other members of roosevelt's brain trust? >> yeah. what was his relationship with rexford tugwell and probably ray moley and the others who were in the sort of new deal brain trust. he wasn't part of the brain trust. you know, he came in to really head up the jobs programs. he did meet occasional ri with -- occasionally with sort of that rump group over at the department of agriculture. he obviously knew them all. he was close to felix frankfurter. his guys know -- the people who real
. i said, you bet it is an awakening. stuns me that half around half of the american population completely fell for this empty mantra of hope and change. the obama administration was going to be that transcendent administration. that brought us all together. that is why president obama earned the white house. because he said he was going the great uniter. remember that beautiful inauguration address? it was glorious where he said to conservatives, i want to listen to you especially when we disagree. okay. nice, beautiful. beautiful idea. and he was going meet with conservatives in congress once a week, that was a great idea two. he meet twice. twice, two times. three days after the beautiful speech, the conservatives in congress came to the white house and they had a meeting and eric can cantor, are techlated the conservative perspective on increasing taxes we shouldn't do that. and you know what obama said three days after i want to listen to you? he said eric, i won, you lost, i trump you on that. then about a week later, he said i want the folks who got us in to the mess to d
of swimming at bozeman hot springs and i'd bet you have been there too. >> it is still there. >> great place. the other is a question about viruses. i imagine it is a small number but does anyone know what percentage of viruses are pathogen like the ones you mentioned? >> nobody knows how many virus is there are. we hear talk about it will some estimating, living species are on planet earth. no one knows how many species of vertebrates and invertebrates animal and plants and fungi there are with any precision to make estimates ranging from eight million to thirty million to 1 hundred million species but then when you add virus is and bacteria, nobody knows. the percentage of viruss that the damage of animals that are pathogenic to humans may well be a small percentage but the ones that are the exception to that are consequential. thanks for your question. >> i enjoyed your book song of the dove very much and used it when i was a student in a class on biology. i have a question about the study of the genealogy of these diseases. i was curious, using the human genome from the deep pass where t
you bet it is. it stuns me that have of the american population completely fell for this employee mantra of hope and change that obama administration was going to be a transcendent administration that brought us all together. that is why barack obama burned the white house because he said he was going to be the great uniter. remember that great inaugural address, it was glorious, where he said to conservatives especially when we disagree, nice, beautiful, beautiful idea he was going to meet with conservatives in congress once a week. there was a great idea, too. he met twice, two times. so, three days after that beautiful speech, the conservatives in congress came to congress and had a meeting and eric cantor came from virginia and articulated the perspective on increasing taxes but we shouldn't do that. you know what obama said three days after especially when we disagree? he said eric, i1 coming you lost. then about a week later he says i want the folks that got us into this mess to do the whole lot less talking and a lot more listening. you know, you can talk of little bit but
's book and you turned it down? .. >> people were telling me she has papers under her bet, in her house. part of what i tell is a gradual process by which i gained access to those materials. >> host: how did you do that? >> guest: it took time. >> host: they were valuable. >> guest: that was part of it. when the bill -- the young guest. i am sari. the youngest son decided he wanted to bring them all together and put them up for auction. at that point* the question became what will happen with the papers in the home? then i would go through the materials. they were extremely rich opening a whole new dimension about martin the third king but dealing with his life as a minister. you could find out what he was thinking about putting together his sermons, and his library, when he was reading, in the basement of ago through his materials, handwritten notes. >> host: was it in longhand? >> guest: yes. for example, i have a yellow pad that he wrote out the draft of the speech of the nobel peace prize. when i first saw that, my heart stopped because first of all, who have a sense the last person
by richard bets professor and from "war and peace" studies and his numerous books gardner critical success including the wilson award for the best book of political science and a key facilitator of a workshop that some effect percent of all professors in the nation have attended. also with a great deal of experience in the policy field and a former staff member working on the national security council and advisory panel for the cia director and part of a task force from a report entitled the new u.s. defense strategies for a new era. as a scholar at the american enterprise institute has three decades of public service to higher education as dean of johns hopkins in the state department of planning and the secretary of state just up to the secretary of defense. i will pose a question to kickoff the conversation. the first question is what have been done in new york -- new year's eve a day? what are the key strategic questions? >> and thank you for being here. we just heard bob hale struggling with the process but for that budgetary operations but that at the moment and then in the 11th year
whether or not they are promoting our soup ordain women of color. >> guest: you bet we are. we have so much to do on this front and the united states senate. women and men, but we are proud to have supported the first asian-american women in the united states senate, may see her rondo from hawaii, a great addition to the senate. the house is actually where we've had more success. we have factious proudly supported joyce beatty, the new african-american congresswoman from ohio. she's fantastic. we also won the hispanic rent supported women including mcgrady macleod in california, but our work is far from done and we are looking to expand our training programs in all communities because representative democracy is about having an equal number of women and men commit though we are there for the number, but about earning people of color to the table and we are very much committed to doing so. thank you for the question. post-o.j. commentary,, oklahoma. republican line. >> caller: >> caller: the problem we have had a lot of people simply ignore or don't want to recognize is that any time we
in controlling health spending. but they didn't mean us as a if you don't bet, will chop off your feet thing. they need to propose a set of policy that will be effective at addressing rising health systems. and if that target is not met by implementing the policies, policies ought to be accelerated further. there are three pillars that they are recommending. it is a three-pronged approach to a addressing health spending. one is provider payment reforms and that means moving towards better payments that paper what we want to see the health care system produce, rather than increasing volume and intensity without necessarily concomitant benefits to patients. the second pillar is to provide and support high-value choices and as david said, that means not just to increase this, but to provide better choices at consumers can make and provide them with the information and make those choices and reward them for making those choices. the third pillar is to make markets work better. so that regardless of what approach you take, it will work better and be more effective at producing the results that we
in washington, he'll stay in new york. i would -- my bet would be she's going run her own campaign this time. i would think if she's electedded, i would be surprised if he moved full scare to the white house. i would think he would live part time at the white house and part time in the new york. he thinks he's going to die young, whether he thinks he's going survive that long, i'm not sure. yeses? >> do you see any comparison between the hillary clinton marriage and fdr and el nor? >> no. yes. i'm sorry do i see any comparison between the hilary bill marriage and the fdr eleanor marriage? >> the reason i say no is that yes, franklin and el nor were political colleagues. starting in 1922 which fdr had polio she was the political surrogate. she represented him on numerous occasions. she headed the democratic national committee, she was very instrumental in many of the reforms that was the deal. but frank lynn had an affair with hillary's private assistant world war i when she found out about that, she wanted a divorce. that was the end of their marital relationship. their political relationship r
people, by the way, and i bet you can't name them all. i tried to name them, but there were 13 candidates, and not including that guy. [laughter] but -- 14. you liked parts of them, but you didn't like all of them, and that was the problem. i think, however, though, that, you know, i remember at the halvington post when i was writing there, and they were going crazy or barack obama. in 2004, 2005, i guess was when they started, and i was looking at him, and i go they have every reason to be excited because he's the most progressive candidate they've ever had, and he can -- it's a a perfect package, and it's like it's going to happen. i'm an optimist. i think that romney was almost there, but he blew it at the end. >> right over here. >> [inaudible] >> be a happy warrior. you know what i mean? people get down, but you can't get down. great thing on liberalism is they always screw up. [laughter] [applause] basically, when a liberal is in power, it's like when the parents go away op vacation, and you come back, and you come into the apartment or house, and you can tell there was something ha
in the primary, and there was 13 people, bill the way, and i bet you can't name them all. i tried to name them before i went to wikipedia, but there were 13 candidates, not including -- that guy -- but -- 14. but you like parts of them. but you didn't like all of them. and that was the problem. i think, however, those -- i remember at the huffington post, they were going crazy for barack obama. in 2004, 2005, when it started. and i was looking at him and i go, they have every reason to be excited because he is the most progressive candidate they've ever had and he is a perfect patsy. and it's like -- it's going to happen. i'm an on tim -- optimist. i think romney was almost there but blew it at the end. [inaudible] >> be a happy warrior. a lot of people get down, but you can't get down. the great thing about liberalism, they always screw up. [applause] >> like, basically, basically, when a liberal is in power, it's like when the parent goes away on vacation. and you come back and -- you come into the apartment or the house and it's like you can tell there was something happening there. and you
anything. it's not clear if they believe in it. based on the best bet roughly as low as 10% and as high as 30%. if libertarian were a conscious and political, they could be a big movement.
out on appeal, and he went to prison relinquished his famous to pay, what he called his bets coral. he did his time. he came out and he went on talk radio expects -- talk-radio. he went from being a political figure to being that uncle you have around on holidays. most of the people in providence who live to when the data presented now live here when he went to prison which says something about the remarkable transformation of the city. a lot more latino voters, young voters demonstrative population, and the city has really changed. his succession, the mayor that followed him was the first openly gay mayor of a large american city, david selene, who is now in congress. the mayor who followed him is in office now, the city's first hispanic mayor. reflecting that population. buddy, i compare him to a huey long in the sense that he -- they were both of you know, incredibly charismatic figures. they were both politicians who were beloved in spite of their flaws commencement of the corruption that went on in their administration who had a real populist evangelical fervor about them that spo
, and i was asked why did i write it? was it an awakening? i said, you bet it is. it stuns me that half of the american population fell for the empty montra of hope and change. the obama administration was going to be that transcendent administration that brought us all together. that is why barack obama earned the white house because he said he was going to be the great uniter. remember that beautiful inaugural address? it was glorious. he said to conservatives, i want to listen to you, especially when we disagree. okay. nice, beautiful, beautiful idea. he was going to meet with conservatives in congress once a week. that was a great idea too. he meant twice, twice, two times. three days after that beautiful speech, the conservatives in congress came to the white house, and they had a meeting, and eric cantor, congressman from virginia, articulated the conservative perspective on increasing taxes, that we shouldn't do it. you know what obama said three days after he said i'll listen to you, especially when we disagree. he said, you lost, i won, i trump you on that. he said he wants the
soon bet out of this cursed valleys but the violence got from first. [applause] >> will not be reflected, we do appreciate when serious journalists takes our stories and brings them home. for some of us, never have the chance to articulate those feelings and thoughts and observations. i didn't set out to write a war memoir. and i don't think it is in the end, dust-to-dust is about our place in time, our place in the landscape, but because i went to war, it becomes part of that journey, and necessarily it's part of our nature, unfortunately, this weakness for conflict we seem to tend towards, no matter how enlightened we become or how far we have progressed as people, no matter how much hope we have, that discussion can help us avoid the absolute and most definitive inability to articulate, you know, concessions, which is war. so, i'm going read a piece from this which puts is it in place. to put war in context, not to describe war so much. as being part of our history, and for us all, especially for veterans, obviously it's part of our individual history. we hav
. >> and andrea mitchell. who is probably been working since 5:00 this morning, too. >> i bet you every single person here has been up since 5:00. >> block i saw the dress andrea had on, and i thought -- >> that was clever. you're not a rhodes scholar for thing. >> 4:30 wakeup for the morning joe. >> oh, my gun. what time do you get up? >> 4:30 to 5:00. >> i'm the late raiser, 5:00 to 5:30. >> how late do you work straight through? typically. i guess every day is different. >> when you're doing the "today" program you have to be the last one out at night to make sure you have the overnight. especially secretary clinton was traveling because there were late and early developments as well. so i'm there until 10:00 or 11:00, and i can go out and get michigan to eat and come back. >> for the two people in america who don't know andrea mitchell, i want to introduce her. incomes' chief foreign affairs correspondence. one of the most respected and hardest working journalist in america and we're delighted she is here. next to her is shirley ann jackson, the president of poly tick nick cal institute th
mixed i have to say. >> host: in terms of betting successfully? >> guest: some of the things he let slip through unfortunately that good or bad he has taken the fall for the responsibility for. so i say mentioned, richard nixon had come on in to the presidency with a commitment to appoint conservative southerners to the core. i was one of his campaign promises, hard for us to even think about this today, but nixon was a complex guy in his own right. so rehnquist are in the department of justice is now supposed to be helping them find these guys in the very first two vacancies, first to nominees they go up to the court archon enhanced word and harold carswell, both of whom failed to get -- to be confirmed. rehnquist take the fall for that because he invited them both and professed unqualified and then i got hammered during the hearings. so by the time another vacancy comes up, cynics and his giddiness amazing confluence of four vacancies in his first term, pretty amazing. they're also coming up at the same time. too early in his presidency and two more with hugo black and john marlin. wit
that starts to take form. i bet you it will. >> it is in "first cameraman" that arun chaudhary documents his experiences as the videographer for the president. >> here's a look at some books that are being published this week. >> look for these times and bookstores this week and watch for the authors in a future on booktv and on booktv.org. >> we are here with the judge frederic block, author of an inside look of a federal trial judge. you were brought on the court in 1994. >> correct. 1994 i was nominated by president clinton, recommended by senator moynihan. i've been here for last 18 and a half years. >> your sub telecom inside look at the life and work. getting a regular day in the courtroom. >> every other day in the court room, there's no such thing as record in the courtroom. we send people to jail but we do that about three or four times a week. we get our share of so-called high profile trials because we sit in new york city. i had the gotti trial, and light in new york city is a very dynamic type of judgeship because we really are pretty much with the action is at. i've had terrori
, how do you assess the? >> let me just say first, i made a pretty good living and politics are betting against conventional wisdom and i think that it's a general principle of mind that the conventional wisdom is always wrong. and it was wrong here are it was wrong here because what we often do in political circles, in journalism, is we look at what happened at the last election, or past elections come and we think that's prescriptive for what's going to happen in the future. it's a much more dynamic process than that. and the assumption was well, no president has ever been elected under franklin roosevelt with unemployment-7.2%. but no president other than franklin roosevelt has ever inherited a situation such as dire as barack obama walked into. the american under -- the american people understood it. we did probably four or 500 focus groups during the course of the last few years. >> four or 500? >> that's against. it's probably wrong. now that i think about it, but -- >> but a lot. >> certainly several hundred focus groups. and next time we meet i will have the exact number. but we
ever heard it mentioned was -- he had one of his favorite employees he had a bet on the atlanta crackers baseball game every day and sometimes my dad would take me to those games in the 50's and we would have to separate at ponce de leon ball park in orlando because peter had to go sit in the colored section. that's the only time i ever -- my dad would say i don't like this. but he wouldn't invite comment because i was like it was dangerous. there was nothing he could do about it. it was kind of ominous clouds but you know, you couldn't do anything about the weather. so i grew up in that atmosphere, which was quite common in the south. and not until birmingham really did it break through and occur to me that really could be something done about it on the strength of the courage of these people, many of whom -- you know, in birmingham they were girls and little kids. the or eight, nine, 10-years-old marching to jail and having the fire hoses turned on them. and that made a very powerful impression on me. but by the time i got caught up and interested in the, dr. king was dead. i
. today i looked down and say to my lady friend all the time, that i'm betting on the walk, those beaches are eventually going to overtake -- not in my lifetime but in the in lifetime of younger people here -- you won't be going to south beach. you'll be going to south beach west, because cannot provide, and we're beginning to see it. and until such time as we stand up and face our -- the harsh realities of disaster, whether we call it climbed change or just hot and cold, the simple fact of the matter is that we owe it to the people in new jersey and new york and connecticut and elsewhere that sack diaffected, and we owe it to ourselves to be mindful of the numerous disasters on the horizon that we can't predict, but we can prepare for, and if we don't, then we will be doing ourselves a terrible disservice. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you. mr. woodall. >> i tell you, it's always one the great pleasures of my week, when it's been a tough week, controversy and lots of frustration on capitol hill, when i would see mr. dicks and mr. rogers come together in here and generally they agreed
take the other 50 and peer review would come out with 15 or 20 highly ranked. and i bet tony, maybe half would be funded. today, it is lucky if two or three are funded. and what's true for child mental health and development is true for medical research is true across the board in most areas of nih. this is not a question of starving the beast. this is a question of starving, whether we are going to starve not to beast, but necessary programs in this country. and we shouldn't start them. and so, we need to face up to sequestration. we need, in my judgment, to see if we can set a target dionne to 1.4 trillion over the next 10 years and we need to do it in a balanced way. and if not, we are going to threaten violence in this country, including the full faith and credit of the united states. the president was, in my judgment, absolutely correct to essentially throw down the powerpoint and say, this must not happen. >> thank you retaken all this time at this. >> the greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker. this honor now against america the chance to help lead the w
because it's very dashiell hammett alike and with theason of the witch," people need to hit bdp, may bet waereotypes the city, but i rel really wanted with "season of t the witch" to tell a history ofe the city as dashiell hammettve might have written it, with thee same sense of the city's toughness, of this mystery andof of its kind of racket atmosphere. many people forget the san italn catholic t they hit the era was a tough irish catholic town, traditional city in many ways in the first wave ofo came hippies they came to the city really had the drawbridge pulled up on them. many of the kids couldn't get treatment when they had droppedd problems and other medicaloblem. problems. th they were given a cold shoulder by the city officials. the cops harassed them.so that y so that was sold at the beginning what became the very firstbe culture war right here sanhe francisco. america's first culture war was afi civil war within san francio itself between these new forces, social forces that began seeping into the city in the 1960s and 9 1970s with gay. one step war really took hold and became
bet. those young men of learning, they would rhapsodize about spending one evening listening to the father of the constitution old fart. jennings, like part of the wallpaper, was present for hundreds of such discourses. and in the book id felt the thesis that jennings was able to absorb the theoretical underpinning that would support his inmate yearning for freedom and allow him to identify it as a natural right of man. late february 1837, jennings prepared the madison sitting house in washington for future use by the widow, dolley madison. paul jennings had returned to lafayette square for the first time in 20 years. james madison died the previous summer, and dolley decided she would make use of her sitting house in washington and sent jennings ahead to ready the dwelling. it was still february but in anticipation of the new administration, already the talent noise was gathering along with the first frost. they ask for your -- 28 years earlier. jennings took stock of a much altered lafayette square, a block from the madison house, the restored white house now at both the no
ever. no hope over the next five years that it will get better. i would bet there's no, but in this room that feels that his or her own tax return. my own tax return -- i'm guilty if i make mistake on that return with no materiality. and i can tell you what's in there at all. -- i can't tell you. that's one of the problem. my point is not that we have a tax problem. my point is that if you set as the gulf simplifying it, in your 20 years later and it's worse than ever, and that's what's wrong. >> and it goes back to my initial point. because in the 20 years we have done policy through, in a roundabout way. we have a policy through tax reform. that's why when people are talking a tax reform, which i hope will be one of the things we get on the agenda, it's been a move forward that people suddenly discovered the amount of money there are in tax expenditures. because what happened is that we been doing policy through tax policy as opposed to take on policy straight on. that has added to the complexity of the tax code. that's added to people's unhappiness with the tax code,
in before and somebody asked me just the other day, i bet if olivo were living today he would have been using social media. and i'm sure he would have. would he have change the language? i don't know. of course that is what we are here to discuss. which would bring us to the subject of the may king of books which is you know the bible tells us, there is no end to the making of books and we are very fortunate to have a great panel of speakers. we are still waiting for the fourth one to calm and i hope she will, dissenting on us like an angel from on high, but we have two representative -- i wanted to make sure we had two representatives of fiction from different houses and i chose nan talese and geofrey kloske because i thought they were two very different corners of the industry and it turns out that jeff, i think it was 10 days or week ago penguin and random house have merged making probably the largest trade publishing conglomerate in the world. although i thought i was inviting people from two corners of the world, they have become one corner of the world even as we have gathered tog
when i bet it will be net a huge positive to get equality people to the cia. despite her -- all of her personal problems, and that i think . >> [inaudible] [inaudible] and somebody should ask that question to the cia. what happened in the last six months. >> they have been cooperative. >> they realize that but it would be hard for any government agency to put their neck on the line saying yeah, i'm going support a by polar agent who is sleeping with an islamic radical. [laughter] >> in some ways it high lights things more when you look at one person. through the journey of david frost, his relationship which it began as a play in a small theater in london and wednesday went to the west end and broadway and a movie. the very first preview performance across nixon in a tiny little theater in london, the entire back row were frost's lawyers. [laughter] the preview david himself was there, having supposedly being given the all clear or told you should see it yourself. he was very shake by it to begin with. and i think for a man incredibly generous and warm and positive and very, you know,
right. see yarks tammy. love you. by the way, this next guy if i were betting -- [inaudible] [laughter] >> mr. vice president? >> good to see you, god love you. >> all right. [inaudible conversations] >> do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same, and that you take this obligation freely without purpose of evasion; that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office upon which you're about to enter, so help you god? >> i do. [inaudible conversations] >> thank you very much. [laughter] this is our daughter-in-law. >> hi, molly, how are you? >> our son, joe. >> hey,. joe, how are you? >> mike, you married up, son. >> hey, jack. >> hi, marty donnelly, nice to meet you. >> judy. >> judy, nice to heat meet you. [inaudible conversations] >> hey, how are you? anytime anybody meets my sister, they ask what's it like having joe for a brother? she says it's been very difficult raising an older brother. there's not a single woman older t
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